Program Manager I or II - Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute

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HJF is seeking a Program Manager I or II to support theArmed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI)located at the Uniformed Services Universityin Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to AFRRI.

The incumbent will provide administrative project oversight to maximize the effective use of project resources. Supervises project staff. Coordinates budget and accounting, personnel management, overall management, contracts, and purchasing areas. Works on problems of moderate scope, applying an intermediate level understanding of organizational objectives, budgeting processes, and project management principles.

NOTE: As a U.S. Government contractor, all HJF employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Proof of vaccination or an approved religious or medical accommodation will be required.

  1. Supervises program staff, including providing guidance and conducting performance evaluations. Provides policy guidance and implements procedures and protocols to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of programs. (12%)
  2. Develops and manages program plans from inception to deployment, applying project management methodology and enforcing best practice standards. (30%)
  3. Initiates and monitors program actions including budgets, purchasing, and hiring activities. Works with project stakeholders to ensure detailed business and technical requirements are defined to ensure success in program. (30%)
  4. Monitors grant awards for compliance with regulations and adherence to timelines. Ensures compliance with terms and conditions of the award. Maintains archive of documents required to support pre/post award management. (12%)
  5. Interacts with project stakeholders by facilitating information flow as a liaison between research staff, Principal Investigators, research administrators and HJF Program Operations in the administration of agreements and contracts and research compliance. Develops and maintains programmatic status tracking, maintains, and disseminates updates and policies, and obtains feedback for continual process improvement. (16%)
  6. May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Knowledge of organizational objectives, the federal budget process, office automation; ability to work completely independently, use sound judgement in solving problems, and coordinate many complex systems and programs simultaneously. Knowledge of project management principles, and good communications, customer/client relationship skills and people management experience.

Minimum Education:Bachelor's degree required.

Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements:
  • PM I: Minimum 0-2 years of experience required.
  • PM II: Minimum 3-5 years of experience required.

Required Licenses, Certification or Registration:PMP Preferred.

Supervisory Responsibilities:Direct authority to make decisions on the following: employee hiring, disciplinary action, starting salaries and merit increases; conduct employee performance evaluations and directs work activities.

Work Arrangement:2 days on-site, 3 days telework.

Background/Security: Eligibility to obtain and maintain a Tier I investigation/Public Trust.

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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